Teen Book Lists
Girls & Young Women - Teen Fiction: Books
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These classic books, by literary legends like Harper Lee and J. Salinger and modern novelists including J. K Rowling and John Green , will show your teenager the best that being a bookworm has to offer. Hinton set the groundwork for YA fiction when she wrote The Outsiders in high school. It's been 20 years, but anything new out of Hogwarts still makes teens go wild.
No matter what age you are, sitting down with a great coming-of-age story is a pure delight. Some of the most iconic books of all time were written with teens in mind, so here are some to consider for gifts. Or, you know, you can just read them yourself. Like many of the books on this list, The Golden Compass is one of those novels you read as a teenager, and re-read as an adult with just as much enjoyment. This sweet book is about two misfits who bond over their shared quirkiness and love of music. More than that, it's about friendship, loss, and longing — especially when it comes to Eleanor, who lives with her family at her horrible step-father's home, and relies on Park to help her escape. Imagine if the earth started slowing down, and suddenly there were more and more and more!
Books have the extraordinary ability to take us to different worlds through the eyes and thoughts of the main character. Their experiences soon feel real as we read on to see what happens next. Some books can leave you thinking about what just happened and even inspire you in your own life in different ways. These 17 books continue to make an impact with their messages and lessons that anyone can take away from them. A book about trying to live your life to the fullest when your time is limited, it's beautifully written and one of the realest books that also includes an incredible romantic storyline.